My Dad and Dementia

Hello, everyone! Am Naaz (name changed), working as a writer in a reputed company. All am going to share is a few words about my lovely dad’s dementia. Like every other kid in this world, I too grew up by seeing my dad as a hero. His biggest plus is being nice to everyone without […]

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Relapse can always bring a full stop to a refreshed curing therapy. What causes this to happen? As cited below through a few examples, are negative emotional states, physical discomfort, positive emotional states, conflicts with others etc.etc. Most important to remember is that relapse doesn’t mean that the treatment process is a failure or the […]

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ECT- A prompt and effective cu...

It’s a pity that even over 70 years after the first successful demonstration of its efficacy in the treatment of acute mental illnesses like schizophrenia, there is still very little informed public opinion about Electroconvulsive Therapy or ECT. Although, it is a fact that ECT is one of the most effective method for treating severe […]

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Yoga and beating alcoholism

Alcoholism is the dependency on alcohol that has a physiological and psychological impact on a person’s life. According to WHO, about 30% of Indians consume alcohol, out of which 4-13% are daily consumers and up to 50% of these, fall under the category of hazardous drinking. Another worrying trend from India is that the average […]

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Beating Addiction Stigma and S...

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What Causes Substance Abuse?

substance abuse, drug abuse

What causes substance abuse?

Substance abuse is a genuine issue that cannot be ignored. It not only causes hurting and misery for the person involved, but also everyone around them and society in general. Substance abuse is an unreasonable utilization of a substance, particularly liquor (alcohol) or a drug. Excessive use of the substances will lead to affect physical health.  Abuse of the substance is affects the capacity of the person to meet their family, social, or work duties.

Prolonged use of the substances causes troubles and legal issues.
The most common explanations behind why individuals will abuse these substances include

  • Peer pressure
  • Boredom
  • As an approach to manage stress
  • Growing up in a home where liquor and medication abuse is considered normal behaviour
  • Self-prescription to manage emotional instability (mental illness)
  • Relationship issues
  • Financial stress
  • Loss of a friend or family member etc.

Causes for substance abuse

The reason for drug abuse is not completely known but rather likely to incorporate hereditary inclination and environmental circumstances. Substance abuse is commonly noticed among  pre-teenagers, adolescents and young adults.

Genetic Causes of Substance Abuse

While many individuals utilize drugs, only in little proportion, however it has been noted drug abuse often runs in families, proposing hereditary qualities is one of the reasons for substance abuse. While having parents that man handle drugs puts a child at risk, it is feasible for the child to grow up without drug abuse issues. Although genetic reason are present but it is not the only reason for substance abuse.

Environmental Causes of Substance Abuse

This suggests that substance abuse is a learned behaviour. It depends on the possibility that people gain from watching other individuals on and off chance that these individuals perceives that utilizing these substances appears to bring other individuals satisfaction, this will urge them to do likewise. Parental abuse and their lack of care towards children may also cause drug abuse. Mostly teenagers will try to gain attention from their parents (inattentive parent) or to avoid an abusive parent by using drugs.

Initially individual starts drugs as genetically along with environmental influence but it may tend go about being an addiction. So as family members and friends we must be aware of it. Then depending up on drug they used some of the symptoms may seem like pulsation, sweating, feeling hot or cold, restlessness, seizures or cardiac problems. Hence you need to inform medical professionals regarding this withdrawing difficulty from substance abuse. They can help you revert back to normal life and avoid the dependence in the future. Psycho education is effective at off-putting the individual commencing from substance abuse to drug dependence. Whatever may be the cause of your substance abuse, rehabilitation facilities at Cadabam’s will provide with the best care. For assistance for substance abuse treatment, talk to our experts, call on +919611194949.

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